Working at BayWa
Jobs full of opportunities: Employees with their hearts in the right place.
BayWa offers jobs full of opportunities. At BayWa, you can make a difference, at home and across the globe. Our customers rely on us as a well-established company – and talented individuals grow with us. In our diverse Agriculture, Energy, Building Materials and Innovation & Digitalisation segments, our employees apply their innovative ideas and accompany BayWa on its continuing path to success.
We offer individual opportunities for development and creative freedoms in the working environment. Thereby we strengthen BayWa's potential for innovation. Our BayWa employees stand together as a family, providing our customers with leading-edge solutions. This is how we serve basic human needs: Food, energy and construction.
Diverse social benefits characterise BayWa as a caring employer. Aside from wages, corporate benefits continue to play an ever-increasing role. For example, BayWa grants financial aid for childcare, and provides various working time models to ensure a manageable work-life balance.
Internationality & locations
BayWa started almost 100 years ago as an agricultural trading company in Bavaria, Germany, and has progressively developed into an international trade, services and logistics group. Nowadays, the Group is represented in over 40 countries at more than 3,000 locations.
Diversity at BayWa
BayWa Group Inclusion & Diversity Policy
BayWa actively acknowledges the importance of diversity in the company with an Inclusion & Diversity Policy (I & D). With this policy, BayWa commits itself to creating a working environment free of discrimination. The aim is to raise awareness of the contribution of I & D to the company's success, to social responsibility and to the general reputation of our company. Furthermore, a working environment free of harassment of any kind shall be supported and clear roles and responsibilities regarding I & D within the organization shall be defined. This will create and promote the basis for establishing I & D guidelines and measures in all BayWa subsidiaries worldwide.
Signing of the Diversity Charter
BayWa is committed to a working environment free of prejudice and an an open business culture. In May 2019, CEO Prof. Klaus Josef Lutz and Eva Boesze, Head of Corporate HR, signed the "Diversity Charter" on behalf of BayWa's holding company. Sponsored by German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel, the charter aims to promote diversity in companies and to advance it through concrete measures. Signing the charter is accompanied by a voluntary commitment.
Cooperation with the Pfennigparade Foundation
BayWa has maintained a close social cooperation with the Pfennigparade Foundation for years. In addition to jointly organized vernissages for customers and business partners, BayWa AG has also assigned Pfennigparade with the management of incoming invoices for goods and cost receipts. Since 2008, the receipts of physically handicapped employees of the Pfennigparade have been processed on a daily basis. BayWa AG particularly appreciates the consistently high quality standard of receipt processing.
The BayWa Sales Mentoring
In May 2020, the BayWa sales mentoring program was launched under the slogan "Going new ways together". The mentoring program gives BayWa employees the opportunity to get to know the work of sales more closely and to shape their own future in sales.
The BayWa Connected WoMen
With "BayWa Connected WoMen", we created an interactive, open community for all employees at BayWa. In addition to frequent virtual networking events, it features contributions from the business units and on the topics of leadership, digitalization, collaboration, diversity, sustainability, and more.
Balancing work and family life
In order to promote the balance of work and family life, BayWa offers:
- Individual work-time models
- 30 vacation days and 6 days off according to collective agreements
- Special vacations
- Childcare allowance
- Support offer with the pme family service
- Special seminar offer "Working effectively in a family home office"
Key data at a glance
Share of women at 1st and 2nd management level21%
Number of apprentices in 8 countries1,411
Apprenticeship quota in the companies offering apprenticeship9%
Number of online seminar participations30,786
Proportion of employees under the age of 2619%
Employees in37 countries
Number of employees (average, 2022)24,287
Proportion of commercial employees40%
Whether you're already an experienced professional, just starting out or still hunting for an attractive trainee position – we provide opportunities at every level.
BayWa’s employer values
All of our employees are part of one big BayWa family. We work for the basic human needs. BayWa offers a wide range of working time models, mobile work and flexible working hours wherever possible to provide a better quality of life.
By providing both space for creativity and individual training programmes for professional development, we enable our employees to further enhance their capabilities as well as develop new products and solutions. We always strive toward the future.
Since 1923, BayWa has been a close partner of our customers in the segments of agriculture, energy, construction and innovation & digitalisation as well as a solid employer in rural areas.
Responsibility and careersHealthy employees at safe jobs
BayWa emphasises prevention, safety and environmental management. The BayWa Group's health management service's motto is: “Healthy employees at safe jobs”. BayWa perceives its main task in establishing healthy overall conditions, structures and processes for the workplace environment. In addition, BayWa offers preventative training sessions to maintain and increase general well-being.
The “Fit for All Fields” employee initiative was started together with FC Bayern Basketball. Focusing on the areas of physical fitness, nutrition, mental fitness and basketball knowledge, it gives employees the opportunity to improve their health in both their private and professional lives.